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Jan 23, 2013 5:00pm PST
to campus. >> leon pan netta is abolishing the military ban on women in combat overturning a rule in place since 1994. might opt door for women to join elite units. the american civil liberties union represents two women who sued over the ban. we're going to hear from a high ranking military woman coming up on abc 7 news at 6:00. >> secretary of state clinton clashed with republican critics today during hearings on at tack on the american consulate in libya. four americans were killed in that attack. today lawmakers zee manded answers about the september 11th attacks. republicans wanted to know why it was described as part of a protest. >> noun that that within day autos with all due respect, fact is that we have four dead americans. >> i understand. >> was it because of a protest or guys out for a walk deciding to kill americans? what difference at this point, does it make? it is our job to figure out what happened and do everything we can to prevent it from ever happening again, senator. >> the family says secretary clinton reached owl out several times to offer sympathyes they say they
Jan 17, 2013 5:00pm EST
in the what netta wright trial, the death of her and their child, guilty on all counts, including the use of a handgun and child abuse. we'll have a live report from upper marlboro, jackie bensen is on the scene outside the courthouse, in just a few minutes. >>> parents fight to get their kids into a state of the art school. >>> but we'll look at what it means foria27 for what could be a longiia27 >>> parents are angry in oxonhill. a new high school being build on the same grounds is too small. all the students who go there won't fit inside. prince george's county bureau chief tracee wilkins shows us how this happened. >> we will stand firm and make sure it doesn't happen. [ applause ] >> reporter: hundreds of parents piled into the high school last night. >> this is about politics. >> reporter: a new oxonhill high school is being built on the grounds of the current school, but it turns out the long-awaited $82 million is too small to house oxonhill's current enrollment, meaning 500 students will have to go to neighboring potomac high school next year. >> i'm not happy about it. >> report
Jan 23, 2013 9:00pm PST
. and i know that the order that pa netta gave too is a little unclear. the "wall street journal" actually just came out with a story earlier this evening saying that women may not actually be able to be part of infantry but yet we know women already serve in combat operations as mr. crowley said. we've had women killed in action in iraq. so as i said, i think there are some women who definitely are capable of doing this. and believe me, i have some of those amazing women in my family. and i've known some -- i mean, i've known some women who are brawlers and they can hold their own. they have the emotional fortitude, the physical fortitude. and i know some men who can't. but it seems to me a little bit to be more the exception rather than the rule. so long as we're doing this with the goal of strengthening the military and i'm always going to deflect to the military leaders who deal with this every day to make these decisions. >> got to leave it there. i think as always you should let the generals and the commanders on the ground make the final sedation. but i think it's another step forwa
Jan 10, 2013 11:00am PST
meeting with defense secretary leon ma pa netta. listen. >> we have sacrificed together. that created a bond that will not be broken in the future. >> two men there discussing the war in afghanistan. it comes as the obama administration considers taking all troops out of the country after next year. it's turning into a rough week for people trying to get to work in new york city. a bus collided with a school bus. this is old bridge in new jersey. at least 17 people on board were injured. two are reported in critical condition. the bus flipped on its side and not carrying any children. the driver was taken to the hospital. the bus crash comes a day after rush hour ferry slammed into a pier in lower manhattan. there were more than 300 people on board. 85 were injured. one critically. >> all of a sudden it went from going however fast it is going to zero. everybody went this way and then you went this way. >> it felt like you were in a car that ran into a tree. >> no immediate word on the cause of the crash. federal safety officials are investigating. >> 11 killer whales that were trappe
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